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Alumni Association announces Homecoming 2023 Parade Grand Marshal, Charles Edward Hall, ‘73

By Carrie McGinnis

The Murray State University Alumni Association has announced that Murray State alumnus Charles Edward Hall, ‘73, will serve as Parade Grand Marshal for Homecoming 2023.

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Racer Report: September 25-29

By Murray State Public Relations

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff, and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events, and more for the week of September 25- 29.

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School of Nursing and Health Professions receives $1.5 million grant

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s School of Nursing and Health Professions has received a significant grant for the development of a Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program in partnership with Baptist Health Paducah.

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Christian Barnes named Director of Development for the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology and the School of Nursing and Health Professions

By Office of Development

Murray State University has named Christian Barnes as director of development for the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology (JCSET) and the School of Nursing and Health Professions (SONHP).

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Dr. Bassil El Masri

Dr. Bassil El Masri awarded Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-4 EPSCoR Research Fellowship

By Jennifer Cline

Dr. Bassil El Masri, an associate professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences through the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology at Murray State University, has been awarded one of ten Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-4 EPSCoR Research Fellows (RII Track-4) by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Dr. Tamara Feinstein

Department of History hosts book release by Dr. Tamara Feinstein

By Murray State Public Relations

The Department of History at Murray State University will host a book release talk in honor of Dr. Tamara Feinstein’s new book, “The Fate of Peruvian Democracy: Political Violence, Human Rights, and the Legal Left”, on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 3:30 p.m. in Faculty Hall, Room 208, on the Murray State main campus.

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Record freshman class highlights Murray State University’s fall 2023 enrollment

By Shawn Touney

University is experiencing its largest total enrollment in the last five years

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CNM met with high school IT teachers at Patti's

Cybersecurity and Network Management hosts successful meeting with high school teachers throughout region

By Dr. Michael Ramage

Murray State University’s statewide Program of Distinction in Cybersecurity and Network Management (CNM) recently hosted a meeting with Information Technology teachers from high schools across the region.

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Cast of Pirates!

Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts to present production of “Pirates! Theodore Thud and the Quest for Weird Beard”

By R. Wayne Shields

Murray State University’s Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts is presenting the children’s production “Pirates! Theodore Thud and the Quest for Weird Beard.”

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Murray State University recognized nationally by U.S. News & World Report for 33rd consecutive year

By Shawn Touney

University receives national accolades in the quality, value and accessibility of a Murray State education

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